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The wait is almost over! Firewatch is releasing next week for Windows, Mac, Linux, and PlayStation 4 on February 9, 2016.
Campo Santo has shared some new details on their upcoming masterpiece, Firewatch. You may already know that the game is a single-player first-person video game where you, as a man named Henry, explore the Wyoming wilderness after taking a summer job as a fire lookout. What is supposed to be a peaceful respite from your complicated life takes a turn when you start to question some of the things that are happening to you.
Your only human connection is over a handheld radio, which you’ll use to speak with your supervisor Delilah about the things both of you are experiencing. What you may not know is everything else about the launch of the game. Luckily Campo Santo has shared some new information regarding Firewatch’s launch.
- Firewatch is priced at US$19.99 on Steam and the PlayStation Store.
- On Steam, you can preorder the game now at a 10% discount—and it can be bought bundled with the original soundtrack, which is also 10% off!
- On PlayStation Network, you can buy the game on release day, and PlayStation Plus members will get 10% off! Campo Santo has developed a super-snazzy PS4 theme, and that will be available separately or in a discounted bundle with the game.
Firewatch is being developed by Campo Santo, a new independent video game studio in San Francisco. This is Campo’s first game, but its members have made some games you might have enjoyed, including Mark of the Ninja, Brutal Legend, The Cave, BioShock 2, and The Walking Dead: Season 1. Learn more about Campo at their company site. Campo Santo has just relaunched the official Firewatch site, which includes a lengthy FAQ as well as a page packed full of screenshots and trailers so be sure to check them out.